• Bangalore: Under construction 6-storeyed apartment collapses, 4 injured August 19, 2013

    Bangalore: An under construction five-storeyed apartment complex has collapsed at Siddapur in Bangalore. Four construction workers have been injured and admitted to the Nimhan hospital after the basement of the six-storeyed building sunk. There are no reports of any casualties in the incident. The rescue teams and ambulances have reached...
  • Karnataka: Over 34 per cent seats lying vacant under RTE August 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Lack of proper implementation of RTE has affected the students in Karnataka with over 34 per cent of seats including 37,000 seats guaranteed for poor students, lying vacant in the schools in the state. One of the reasons for the seats lying vacant remains that many parents and students...
  • Bangalore: NGO for stray dogs rehabilitates man's best friend August 16, 2013

    Bangalore: Every dog should have his day and this is what NGO in Bangalore 'Voice of Stray Dogs' believes in. The NGO run exclusively for dogs in the city helps to rehabilitate them once they fully recover. Founder of VoSD Rakesh Shukla said the NGO also operates an exclusive rescue...
  • Bangalore: Rs 40 lakh spent on CCTVs for civic body August 5, 2013

    Bangalore: The Bangalore civic body has spent Rs 40 lakh in filling potholes but the money seems to have gone down the drain. An RTI query reveals that 200 CCTV cameras that were ordered to keep a watch on the city's roads haven't been installed. The civic body's plan to...
  • Bangalore: Civic body faces corruption allegations July 30, 2013

    Bangalore: After potholes and uncollected garbage, the civic body in Bangalore has now come under fire over corruption allegations. In order to combat garbage and potholes in the city, the civic body had come up with a plan of issuing ward level officers with digital cameras so that they can...
  • Bangalore: Korean man accused of sexual exploitation at his orphanage July 25, 2013

    Bangalore: A case of sexual exploitation has been reported in Bangalore where a Dalit girl has alleged that she and several others were repeatedly sexually abused at an orphanage run by a Korean national. She has claimed that the abusers' associate is blackmailing her for sexual favours. "I stayed in...
  • Karnataka: CM seeks report of malnutrition death case July 20, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has sought the report of malnutrition death case in Bangalore and called it a serious matter. "I have read the report. I have ordered a probe and we will ensure that no one dies of malnutrition.' he said. A five-year-old girl has allegedly died in...
  • Akshaya Patra Foundation: A success story of mid day meals July 17, 2013

    Bangalore: Mid day meals have been a major incentive attracting lakhs of students. While the one in Bihar went terribly wrong, the Akshaya Patra Foundation's initiative has been a success story. For the past 12 years, Akshaya Patra Foundation has served cooked food to nearly 14 lakh children in government...
  • Bangalore: Assaulted African national says no one came to help him July 17, 2013

    Bangalore: The recent deadly assault on a Chad national from Africa in Bangalore is raising concerns among others living there. Wandow Timothi was allegedly attacked by over 12 men in what many are calling a racial incident. Taunted, chased and allegedly assaulted mercilessly by 12 people, Wandow Thimothi is now...
  • Bangalore: People queue up at post office to send their last telegram July 14, 2013

    Today is the last day for the BSNL's 160-year-old telegram services. With just hours to go before the telegram is officially shut, many post offices saw a last minute rush to send souvenir telegrams as people are gathering to send that last telegram to their kids or themselves just to...
  • Bangalore: BBMP fails to repair potholed roads, commuters suffer July 11, 2013

    BBMP says they have alloted Rs 5 lakhs for each ward in the city, that is 198 wards in the city, to repair the conditions of the roads. That's nearly about Rs 10 crore that the BBMP is spending to fix the roads but statistics don't mean much to commuters...
  • Karnataka government notifies rules for employing women in bars July 9, 2013

    Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should be at least 21 years old. The government also said that women working in bars and restaurants should be clad in trousers and full sleeved shirts. ...
  • Karnataka: Women working in bars must wear trousers, be 21 years old July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: After a plea filed by the Restaurant Owners' Association in the Karnataka High Court, the state government on Tuesday told the court that it had notified new rules for employing women in places where liquor is served. Karnataka government informed the High Court that women bar employees should...
  • Pune man's suicide note alleges harassment by B'lore Police July 4, 2013

    Bangalore: Pune-based businessman Ripon Malhotra's suicide note has embarrassed the Bangalore Police as it alleged harassment by the men in uniform for money. In its defence, the city police claimed that Ripon Malhotra had duped investors and had been booked by the economic offences wing in the past. In his...
  • With an eye on 2014 polls, BJP all set to welcome BSY June 30, 2013

    Bangalore: After being routed in the Karnataka Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be all set to welcome back former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa. But, both the party and Yeddyurappa don't want to be seen as taking the first move. While a section of the party led by...